I am 32 weeks pregnant, and will very soon be the owner of a chest freezer, which I would like to "feed" before the baby comes so that my husband, our three year old, and I can have some decent meals in the first hazy weeks of life with a newborn. What are some good recipes for this task?
Is there anything that really does NOT freeze well? I'm also thinking of freezing fruits and other go-to items to avoid having to go to the grocery store at all. Thoughts?
Sent by Heather
Editor: Heather, congratulations! Here is a roundup of freezer-friendly recipes, as well as a list of foods that do not freeze well:
Readers, what meals would you suggest making ahead and freezing before the arrival of a new baby? Anything you recommend not freezing?
Related: 25 Time-Saving Freezer Tips
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